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Divestment backlash shows companies need to improve sustainability reporting

By Carol A Adams, Monash University

Tony Abbott’s criticisms of the ANU’s divestment decision will come back to bite him. The tide of change is such that Vice-Chancellor Ian Young and the ANU Council will be seen as leaders. 1,006 more words

Sustainability

Meet, Play, Give - the secrets to inner health and beauty

I’ve just come back from a week away in Northeast Myanmar with my parents and husband, and I’m feeling pretty refreshed and re-energized.

The trip included hiking, boating and lots of exploring – I absorbed as much greenery and cool air as I could before returning to Yangon for what will be a busy few months. 699 more words

Wellbeing

Jenny's Food and Ag Update for September 20, 2014

A sprinkle of compost helps rangeland lock up carbon (SF Chronicle) http://bit.ly/1prpYqO

Record gourd tips scales at Half Moon Bay pumpkin fest (SFGate) http://bit.ly/1w4zRhR

LA City Council introduces plan to encourage urban farming (LA Times) … 120 more words

Food

Doing "Our Part"

IARc currently has general sustainability practices in place that encourage students and faculty to take a role in reducing our environmental impact as a department. The department has ensured placement of approximately one recycle bin for almost every trash receptacle in Gatewood. 384 more words

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Why the Rockefellers are Betting on Renewable Energy

The name Rockefeller is deeply synonymous with turning oil into gold. Familial patriarch John D. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil in 1870 and bought up most of the oil refineries in the United States, eventually controlling over 90 percent of the American oil business. 491 more words

Environment